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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, September 7, 2012 at 2:08:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' North, Longitude: 147° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.45 meters/second, 1661.2 km/hour, 1032.2 miles/hour or 897.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.20 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1032.22 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.4"5.91 miWest0° 22' 31.5"25.80 miSouth26.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' North, Longitude: 38° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.28 meters/second, 1520.2 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miWest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miNorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.8"944.30 miWest0° 03' 49.6"4.39 miNorth944.12 mi
24 hours11° 36' 23.0"754.87 miEast1° 05' 56.1"75.60 miNorth756.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaFri 12:08 PM884 km550 miles478 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirFri 1:08 PM1184 km735 miles639 nmEast E
JayapuraFri 11:08 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokFri 11:08 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmWest W
ManokwariFri 11:08 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 12:08 PM1705 km1059 miles920 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 1:08 PM2192 km1362 miles1183 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 2:08 PM2275 km1413 miles1228 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsFri 12:08 PM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 2:08 PM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmNortheast NE

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